ge-limpan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ge-limpan
he -limpeþ, -limpþ; p. -lamp, -lomp, pl. -lumpon; subj. p. -lumpe, pl. -lumpen; pp. -lumpen To happen, occur, befall, come to pass, take place; accĭdĕre, evĕnīre, contingĕre Ðæt gelimpan sceal ðætte lagu flóweþ ofer foldan it shall happen that water shall flow over the earth, Exon. 115 b; Th. 445, 1; Dóm. 1 : 117 b; Th. 452, 5; Dóm. 116. Hit eft gelimpeþ ðæt se líchoma lǽne gedreóseþ it afterwards befalls that the body miserably sinks, Beo. Th. 3511; B. 1753. Gyf hyt gelimpþ ðæt he hyt fint si contĭgĕret ut invĕniat eam, Mt. Bos. 18, 13. Ðá gelamp hit then it happened, Gen. 40, 1 : Homl. Th. ii. 120, 14. Frófor eft gelamp sárigmódum comfort afterwards came to the sad of mood, Beo. Th. 5875; B. 2940. Ðá sió tíd gelomp when the time came, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 34; Met. 26, 17 : Bt. 18, 4; Fox 66, 27. Ealle ðás ungesǽlþa us gelumpon þurh unrǽdas all these calamities befell us through evil counsels, Chr. 1011; Erl. 145, 1. Gif ðé ðæt gelimpe if that befall thee, Elen. Kmbl.879; El. 441: Beo. Th. 1862; B. 929. Geseón hwæt us gelumpe vĭdēre quid nōbis accĭdĕret, Bd. 5, 1; S. 614, 3 : Exon. 35 a; Th. 113, 32; Gú. 165. Gregorius Gode þancode ðæt Angelcynne swá gelumpen wæs, swá swa he sylf geornlíce gewilnode Gregory thanked God that it had so happened to the English nation, as he himself had earnestly desired, Homl. Th ii. 130, 28 : Beo. Th. 1653; B. 824.
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